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colleague, ted poe, a cowboy boot-wearing conservative republican from texas could agree on, you would have said, not much. today we are partners in an issue, however, that makes sense regardless of your politics. ensuring sustainable equitable access of clean water for nearly 800 million women, men and children who don't have it and 2.5 billion without the most basic sanitation services. ted poe and i think that politics should stop with water. that's why today we're introducing the paul simon water for the world act of 2013. since congress passed the paul simon water for the poor act in 2005, the united states has become a global leader in efforts to increase access to clean water and sanitation, developing and implementing some of the most innovative approaches to help those in greatest need. we must not only maintain this progress but work to further refine and focus the efforts at usaid and the department of state by enacting the world act. we are committed because dirty water and lack of sanitation fects all areas of development assistance. especially the case when it comes to women a
to dublin, new hampshire. this is a fundraiser with texas senator ted cruz, one of the candidates we might see run for president in 2016. the chair of the new hampshire gop will introduce senator kelly ontte, and then we will move to ted cruz's remarks. tos is part of c-span's road the white house coverage, starting with music i a local singing group. group. local singing ♪ ♪ america, blow the trumpet of freedom lying down in unity one nation unto god in liberty against the odds we will stand for freedom america ♪ ♪ ♪ let it resound through golden plains from sea to sea and over the purple mountains majesty let it rise above the sea landghout the lambda-- the and be the heartbeat of every man america blow the trumpet of freedom no stopping now we will charge on today might we join ourselves in unity one nation unto god in liberty against the odds we will stand for freedom america ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] >> thank you so -- is this on? thank you so much. can you help me one more time? what a beautiful, beautiful job. beautiful. horne, is jennifer chairman of the new hampshire republ
in for candy crowley and this is state of the union. >>> today a texas lightning rod. >> if we see a grass roots tsunami, that is going to be cause republicans and democrats to listen to the people. senator ted cruz on why he hopes the wave that carried him into the senate is still strong enough to wash away obamacare. and jim demint and former governor howard dean. >> i think we're going to have another constitutional crisis in terms of the presidency. >>> plus the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. we start with breaking news out of syria this morning. the syrian government has reached an agreement with the united nations to allow inspectors full access to any site of any purported chemical weapons attack. syria's deputy foreign minister says -- the pentagon has prepositioned four warships with armed cruise missiles pore the region. chris, this is big news, this is why obviously inspectors got there, they want to get to the bottom of what really happened. think they can now? >> it is possible, we know that secretary of state john kerry was speaking with his counterpart the fore
to the distinguished, articulate and experienced member of the judiciary committee, ms. jackson lee from houston, texas. the chair: the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the chair: without objection, so ordered. ms. jackson lee: i thank the gentleman from tennessee for his distinguished leadership and friendship and the chairman of the full committee because i believe that it is fair to have a difference of opinion. it is also fair to say that there are times when we have a great opportunity to work together. and i believe that the gentleman mentioned my tenure on the judiciary committee, so let me document for my colleagues it's reins act goes around -- colleagues, the reins act goes around and around and around and around. it is constantly repeated and reintroduced and it constantly fails. for the new members on my friends on the other side of the aisle who are standing up and talking about what a great impact this would have, using old data and misinterpretation. for there is no real documentation that the reins act
was convicted in one of the largest leaks of u.s. secrets in history. in texas the accused fort hood shooter rests his case without calling any witnesses to testify on his behalf. nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens at the military base in 2009. he could face the death penalty. we have live reports on both of these cases coming up. but first, brand new stories and breaking news. >> she was taken against her will by a suspected killer and family friend. now a request for this kidnapped teenager to give a dna sample. who is asking for this very personal information? >>> also, is it safe to go into the woods if you're end of summer plans take you outside. you better beware. our medical experts on the rising signs of ticks. >>> video of an unbelievable crash. it is all "happening now." jon: and we begin with this today. just how massive is the government's snooping program? a new report says probably more than you might think. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. heather: a whole lot more. i'm heather childers in for jenna lee. the answer to that, 75%. that is how much
psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. casey stiegel is live at fort hood, texas. casey, hasan still not cross-examining his witnesss? >> reporter: , no, patti ann, he is isn't. i was in the courtroom. i had a chance to study him. he looked down at the table most of the time. when the judge addresses him he is very respectful, yes, ma'am, no, ma'am. but as these witnesses are giving gut-wrenching testimony, he mostly stairs at the table and doesn't make any kind of eye contact with them. major hasan had a relatively bizarre interruption of court yesterday. it came during some of the most horrific testimony we heard thus far. the sergeant who supervised the medical facility where the shooting happened was on the stand. she was in middle of describing a scene of non-stop gunshots and chaos, when hasan randomly interrupted and objected asked please be reminded she was under oath. clearly she was under oath. she had already sworn in. so everyone kind of moved on. when it comes to the cross-examination of these witnesses not r
attorney general of california, governor of maryland, from texas, and locally, there is a great guy, a commissioner of california. these are all candidates who will be speaking to racial and economic justice. >> all the candidates you mentioned were democratic candidates. caller: that is my party. correct. >> thanks for calling. susan is on our independent line. who do you like there out there as a future independent. caller: the only one who has been honest is rand paul. also, his father, ron paul. what a combination. only has been honest in the things that have been brought up and giving credit where credit is due and saying, if we want to change anything, we have to go to congress. they are the only ones i have heard for the last years that have been honest. so, that is just my opinion. >> senator rand paul is on your screen. critical today of president obama's decision to postpone the military exercise with egypt, making the announcement earlier. we will show you the president's comments later on in the headline. they write senator paul says the law is very clear. "mr. president
tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized. >> mr. speaker, in the president's pivot back to jobs last week, he told a crowd that america has fought its way back after the start of the great recession. mr. wilson: five years ago unemployment was at 6%. now it's at 5.5%. five years ago 30 million americans received food stamps. today 47.8 million are enrolled. we are no way back to where we were before the 2008 collapse. as the president's -- it's the president's economic agenda that's pushing further us into danger. as a business owner of 42 years, i've been on the receiving end of these job-killing policies and i know what we need to get the economy back on track. we need to reform the tax code. we need to ensure our military remains fully funded and well-equipped and the best in the world. we should never accept 7.6% as the normal level for unemployment or 15% poverty rate and we should never accept an econ
right. john, the fact is we've got a new healthcare law. all americans believe that texa, -- taxes, that we'll pay more because of the healthcare bill. this is like insult to injury, is it not, john? >> yeah. d.c. the "hunger games." the last thing we want to do is create -- >> david: for those who don't know. let me, for those who haven't seen "the hunger games" and you should, it's a great movie. 1% of the population lives in the capital. 99% of the population feed them. they live like kings and rest live like paupers. >> the last thing you want is to create incentive for more people to go to work for government. if anything they should have a more homorous health plan to have incentive to exit government sector and not be a burden on us. >> david: mike, meanwhile, what they worry about, inside the beltway, the beltway crowd, they a brain drain. "the hill" newspaper came out and said the lawmakers are worried of a brain drain of talent and skill from capitol hill. god forbid they will go to the private sector. first, are you worried about a brain dane? >> not at all, david. but t
will take it down another 0.15%. we are north of the 13th largest economy in the world in texas, so you have to remain competitive. if you want people to invest more, if you allow people to keep more of their money, we know as conservatives, they will either suspended or save it and invest, which is good for the county. we overhauled our worker compensation system. we have some of the highest rates in the nation as well as in the region. we revamped our system, moving from an antiquated system, moving to a new system that will essentially safe employers, people who create jobs, 15% to 20% on their premiums every year. people always say, stop talking about social problems. i think that is nonsense. you take every social issue known to man, whether it is high incarceration rates, drug and substance abuse issues -- i think they can all be traced to one key ingredient, and that is the breakdown of the family unit. this year in oklahoma we said we would do things to promote the family, going on a campaign to express why strong families are not as good for society, they are good for the economy, a
the person. they only care about their power. host: here is tyler from texas. caller: regarding boehner being the leader. he is not the leader. mcconnell is not either. teddy cruz is the one who is going to bring this thing home. , heas not been wrong yet knows the constitution better than anybody up there. he is fighting this obamacare thing. it is our last chance to move government overreach. host: why are they not being leaders in this case? night jimesday demint, ted cruz, and rafael were in dallas, and the night before they were in arkansas. the people have to rise up. we are the government, not those guys. ted is trying to help us take our country back. host: the caller brings up senator cruise speaking at a fundraiser in new hampshire -- senator ted cruise speaking at a fundraiser in new hampshire. here's what he had to say. [video clip] >> we are right now in the middle of a fight. we have the single best opportunity we have had to actually succeed in stopping obamacare. on september 30, 38 days from continuing resolution that funds the federal government expires. i have publicly pled
has come forward claiming that texas a&m quarterback asked for money to sign autographs. reporting that the heisman trophy winner was paid five figures on for another autograph session, a signing session last year. this is just the latest in a series of off-season incidents for the star football player, making him look like the justin bieber of college ball. senior writer at fox sports. you will be allowed to see him on fox sports one which launches on august 17th. >> absolutely. dagen: i'm psyched. less talk about johnnie football right now and in. is this surprising that this would come out and people would be digging through dirt for him given how he has been behaving? >> it is not surprising that they're digging through dirt to find this. a little surprising that he would actually go through and do this. you know the rules. first freshman to ever win a heisman trophy. but to accept five figures for a couple of autographs, 999 autographs the weekend of the b.c. s national championship game, clearly a violation of rules. like you said, his off-season have been tumultuous. the las
it was on friday when i left. 9% growth. 3% unemployment. we have the mayor after a boomtown in texas, can you guess what's driving that kind of growth? it's in texas, that's next. ♪ if you're going to play in texas got to have a fiddle in the band ♪ ♪ clients are always learning more to make their money do more. (ann) to help me plan my next move, i take scottrade's free, in-branch seminars... plus, their live webinars. i use daily market commentary to improve my strategy. and my local scottrade office guides my learning every step of the way. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade... ranked "highest in customer loyalty for brokerage and investment companies." a quarr million tweeters ic is beare tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. tog
.o.p.'s chances offerer getting back into power. it used to be don't mess with texas. now i think it is okay to mock it all during recess. it is not like the governor is going to remember who did it, right? coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> john: alex rodriguez is still allowed to suit up for the yanks as he repeals his 211 game suspension. mlb says he violated the basic agreement. a-rod is of course accused of using performance-enhancing drugs oz peds and trying to obstruct the investigation of the biogenesis firm where he supposedly got them. at a pregame press conference, he told us how hard his life is. his incredibly comfortable drefnled in wealth difficult life but he did not deny using peds. >> for the last seven months, has been a n
now? tremendous. >>anna: we miss you. >>tucker: you're in dallas, texas. what are you doing there? >>brian: this is the seventh patriot golf day. as you guys know and hopefully you know at home, this day people go out anywhere you golf to participate in clubs, and a portion of the proceeds of the green fees on that day go to the families of the fallen. major dan rueny, put it together. president bush said i want to take part when i'm out of office. this will be the third year of the last four years that president bush has taken part. he's tpw-g to be joining us in -- he's going to be joining us in about two and a half hours, his first interview since his heart operation when he took a routine exam on august 6 and found out you've got a blockage, we've got to fix that. we'll have a drive. lee thevino will be here. falls of honor was put together to give scholarships for families of those wounded in battle. executives and people like you give on a regular basis. families have to move on and get on and the financial resources are not there in many cases. you have success stories. you
fight over closing abortion clinics in texas or something, like a real substantive issue that's been reported on by someone who has talked to people, left their house and met with people, wrote a really good piece. that's next to this story. that's journalism. to me it's not really that come in the end it comes down to pretty basic stuff. you can have things you can talk about and the journalism. does that mean they are not worth reading about? i think they're both fine. i read heavy stories when i want to click on the tabs, but also want to know about what's going on in texas. if it's a bunch of photographs, with funny captions, i love those. we have those, too but it's not journalism t too much as me it s a fun read. it's not that hard to differentiate. i think it's great. betting and what is it? it's like human interest, right? >> if you like those you must check out 20 reasons why john stanton should be on the list of the most beautiful people. [laughter] >> the lady here and a gentleman next. >> i have a question about the archiving of your content. a lot of you are born digital
this issue and how homeland security chairman, congressman mike mackall of texas, he was on cbs's "face the nation." we want to play you a bit of what he said. [video clip] >> we're are on a high state of alert. we're doing everything we can to prevent this threat from ever happening. i must say this is probably one of the most specific and credible threats i have seen since nine-11. -- since 9/11. the state department's warning with respect to the arabian peninsula is significant as well . as your commentator mentioned, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula is probably the biggest threat to the homeland. there is an al qaeda faction that still talks about hitting the west. their expertise is chemical explosive hitting the aviation with thes we saw underwear bomber. we are on a high state of alert. i think the administration's call to close these embassies was actually very smart. particularly with what happened in benghazi when warnings were not heeded. you mentioned the prison breaks, i find that to be very interesting as well. in iraq and pakistan and literally thousands of terrorist hav
for promoting obamacare. why texas governor rick perry says these gimmicks just prove the law is not sound. >> new, exciting, online video contest. so we've got $30,000 in prizes that are up for grabs and in a contest that showcases the law's benefits and importance of health insurance for young people. with diabetes, it's tough to keep life balanced. i don't always have time to eat like i should. that's why i like glucerna shakes. they have slowly digestible carbs to help minimize blood sugar spikes. [ male announcer ] glucerna. helping people with diabetes find balance. [ male announcer ] glucerna. for a strong bag that grips the can... ♪ get glad forceflex. small change, big difference. gregg: prosecutors could rest their case in the court-martial of accused fort hood shooter nidal hasan as early as today. hasan already admitted to killing 13 people in the 2009 massacre. he could face the death penalty if found guilty. casey stiegel, live in fort hood, texas. what do we expect today? >> reporter: gregg, good morning to you. the prosecution has only seven or more witnesses to get throu
is in freeport, texas , democrat. caller: everyday filthy rich sell 40e oil executives million gallons of gasoline and diesel to foreign companies. -- foreign countries. they buy over a million barrel of crude oil from 9/11 murderers and sell them to communist. you don't want to say a word about it. why is it you do not want to talk about energy exports? to approve the pipe as far as oklahoma so it is easy to sell to americans and harder to sell to foreigners and we should a.m. the sale of gasoline, diesel, and natural gas to foreign companies. thank you. think well, i personally exports of our access is good and healthy for our economy. they create jobs, two. i want to make sure from the keystone pipeline to that the oil transported from canada through that pipeline does stay in the united states. the reality is, it goes to i think as many as six or seven refineries from kansas, oklahoma, texas, to louisiana. doubt that the vast majority if not 100% of the gasoline will be distributed within the united states and not put on. do export diesel because we don't use the soul like europe d
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by the republican from texas so we don't have to worry about this. once we put the operatives concerns at rest we can use it for the potentials out there without worrying about the cloud of big brother. host: what are the high points of the powe promise? guest: it would been the weaponization of drones. that is one key thing. host: is there an appetite in congress to get this legislation done? guest: i think that there's been a lot of interest in there issue. it is a very difficult environment for anything to pass so who knows. but i think what we are seeing in the states is a strong indicator that a lot of people in congress are hearing from constituents and there is a lot of concern about this. host: jim is up next from new york city, democrat's line. caller: good morning. host: you are on. caller: i worked as a commercial airline pilot in this country and the concern about personal information is one thing. you just mentioned not doing drone work that volumes weaponization. if you look at the way the united states uses these things overseas, the united states has a temporary advantage in this
temperatures in some parts of the country, perfect for frozen yogurt across sections of texas and very heavy rain in parts of missouri, parts of kansas. over a foot of rain in parts of missouri. more heavy rain, you can see it on the radar moving through this area. severe weather, isolated tornadoes possible anywhere from the texas handle to parts of oklahoma and kansas. a hot day in texas. 105 in dallas. 106 in san antonio. in chicago, kind of cool for this time of year. >> we have great franchises in this region. >> hot tepblts in parts of the -- hot temperatures in parts of the south. stay cool and get some tcby. i'm going to try this new flavor here and let you know what i think coming up. >> let me grab a cup over here. >> all right. here we go over here. >> there you go. >> where is a -- >>gretchen: it's a little toug for them to be eating ice cream and none for us. right, peter? >>steve: look what i brought you. >>gretchen: you've already had a bite. >>steve: so. sharing. one big happy family. you want a bite? >>peter: i love you, but not that much. >>steve: it tastes just as good as
from south dakota all the way down to texas. of course we'll keep an eye on that. let's head back to the studio. >>peter: it's a summer camp like you've never seen, teaching kids about the role of law enforcement. anna is here with the story. >> i headed to upstate new york where the sherrifs association has been holding a camp for kids for the past 25 years. the raising of the flag, a patriotic start for the day for the new york state sherrifs association summer camp. 140 kids between the ages of 8 and 12 visit camp i iriquois. >> a lot of these kids are from poorer neighborhoods. on saturdays they come and deputies pull -- put on their uniforms. they are a police officer and you are my friend. >> how important is it to form a good bond at this age? >> it is critical. when the kids can look at the police officer as their friend, they're not afraid to approach them if they know or hear something. >> law enforcement do demonstrations with police officers mounted on horses and with drug and bomb sniffing dogs. campers participate in water and land activities. >> we have fishing, can
because the law is called the affordable care act, but it drives up prices in florida, texas, and california. nearly every state in the union. the cost of purchased insurance is going to go up by 150%. >> and why is it going up? because these premiums are going to include $100 billion in taxes when you write that check for your premium. a lot of it is not for your health care, it's for new tax hikes. >> monica, go ahead. >> let's take a step back and remember what this is really about. let's take a look at the big picture. obama in 2008 spoke about the fundamental transformation of the nation. health care was his greatest lever in order to affect thie e. that's why he did that immediately. obamacare was never about health care, health insurance or health reform. it was and still is about government control. when you look at the history of territorial regimes, one of the things they do when they first seize power is to seize power of the health care system for one simple reason. if the government controls your health care, the government controls you, period. >> we're going to
this program with a prayer. heavenly father, thank you for senator ted cruz of texas. thank you, father, for shining a light on the thief in the night who wants to take health care from the poor, the disabled, the hungry, the sick, the elderly. thank you, dear lord, just give me jesus. amen. can we tonight have a conversation, a very frank conversation, about this so-called born-again christian? now, i'm a born-again christian and he's a born-again christian. i think we have to sort this thing out. we have a political force in america that wants to take health care away from the poorest americans. they want to allow them to get sick and do nothing about it. and then just let them fall by the wayside. is that christian? is that what the lord did when he was on the face of the earth? now, there's many religions in our country, but the christian faith is one that is supposed to take care of its brother, to believe that the only way to heaven is through the father, and to help your neighbor and to help the sick and the poor. i don't know about you, folks, i'm sick and tired of these born-ag
didn't find it so amusing when a texas newspaper revealed that he is still a canadian citizen. senator cruz said, quote, i will renounce any canadian citizenship. nothing against canada but i'm an american by birth and as a u.s. senator, i believe i should be only an american. now senator, this is a big decision. don't rush it. maybe instead of running for president, you should run for canada's parliament. with your manners, i think you'll fit right in. >> devious and deceitful behavior and doesn't pay any attention for any canada! >> of the member of parliament -- [ yelling ] >> and if senator cruz moves to canada, he won't have to worry about defunding the government. canada already has universal health care. joining me now, goldie taylor and gloria. thanks for being here. >> goldie, it turns out, it may take senator cruz eight months to officially stop being canadian. is there anything we can do in the next eight months to convince him to move up north? >> you know, i thought that it was quite curious to me. i certainly had never heard of it. but in his case, he was born to an ameri
the federal government pecks up the tab and then we get stuck with it. our state of texas refuses to take the money because even with the current coverage, it's sucking up money out of our state budget that would otherwise go for education, both elementary and secondary or high are education or to go for the rest of state government. medicaid is eating the state government budgets of too many states. >> all right we have a minute left. let me switch topics. it is expected. and i hear small business openers tell me. but i do hear that they are planning to sort of reduce the number of full-time employee does part-time employees in order to avoid some of the costs of obamacare on the small business. do you think that president obama is watch, is watching those numbers and that he's worried that we're going to grow to a more part-time economy and, because that's going to have, you know, serious consequences for people. >> i think he could care less. and look, it's not that we're predicting it's happening. it is happening. take a look at the bureau of labor statistics over the last year. we ha
, and last year al-qaeda-connected militants took over an area larger than the state of texas inside northern africa. and it was september september , of course, at least three al-qaeda-linked groups participated in the killing of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans in benghazi. bill: top republican senator lindsey graham saying that attack in libya was a turning point, saying since then al-qaeda has been on steroids. senator graham also saying the white house seems to be to learning its lesson on this matter. >> it is scary. al-qaeda's on the rise, and the nsa program is proving its worth yet again. but we need to reevaluate where we're at in light of these threats. sequestration has to be fixed. if this happens a year from now, our intelligence community and the military will be less capable. i appreciate what the administration's doing. they're taking the right approach to this. benghazi was a complete failure, the threats were real there, the reporting was real, and we basically dropped the ball. we've learned from benghazi, thank god, and the administration's doing t
manziel, a heisman-winning quarterback from texas a&m under fire from the ncaa after he allegedly accepted $7500 for signing memorabilia. that is against ncaa rules. but is it fair to dom down on players for doing what the ncaa and most other colleges do as a whole, turning sports programs in to cash cows with tv deals? corporate sponsorships. merchandise. time for the flip side. mike, you say let the kids make money. >> yes, absolutely, david. look. college football players already make money. but how much? they get scholarship money, stipend. should they also get money from licensing? i say yes. the ncaa acts as a cartel in negotiating as a group. huge tv deals and the huge licensing deals. the players deserve a piece of that. >> david: if the colleges can do it, why not the plays? >> i don't like the idea at all. i would change sports forever in college. would we have professor steinbrenner negotiate with 18-year-old? you'll have more lawyers and bureaucrats at colleges negotiating the deals, so the tuition costs go up and the richest schools would get the players if they say yeah, you
, and congressman kevin brady, republican from texas, i think we're abusing the word tax reform. tax reform to you and i i'm pretty sure means lower rates, fewer deductions so you grow tax revenue. i think that's what tax reform is for you and i. for senator reid and most democrats it's a tax increase and i say despite your good intentions and your star power in congress, congressman brady, you haven't got it prayer of getting real tax reform through this congress. what say you? >> strongly disagree. look, i think, it's been about halfway through 30 down haul meetings focused on tax reform. people had enough of the irs and this tax code, for families and small businesses, you know, they want simpler fair tax codes that protects them, the taxpayers, not special interest and they want a tax code that helps america compete and win. what they don't believe is that tax reform should bail out washington's spending problems, like harry reid suggests. what most of us believe is that spending cuts get us about halfway to balanced budget, but strong economic growth through tax reform, gets us the rest of th
does the gentlewoman from texas seek recognition? ms. jackson lee: i ask have an amendment at the desk. the chair: the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number eight printed in part b of house report 113-187, offered by ms. jackson lee of texas. the chair: purr sinet to the rule, the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee, and a member opposed will each control five minutes. the gentlewoman is recognized. the manager in opposition will have the right to close. the gentlelady is recognized for five minutes. s. jackson lee: let me thank my colleagues whenever they engage in debate, i know they have a serious commitment to the process of this house and this nation. i rise today to offer an amendment and i hope that it addresses the chairman's offer of legislative collegiality. if this is such an important effort then i believe that the amendments that have been offered by my colleagues and the one i introduced as we speak is one that makes this bill reasonable. my amendment would except from the bill's congressional approval requirement any rull promulgated by the
weekend, senator ted cruz of texas received a standing ovation from a crowd of conservative christians when he said that he wanted to abolish obamacare. >> there is no more important regulatory reform that we can do than to repeal every single word of obamacare. regulatory reform. do we want to reform the bible? do we want to reform the christian faith? these people are phony christians. they preach out of one side of their mouth and they operate out of another. to the detriment of americans who need help. denying people. think about this. denying people with preexisting conditions health care is morally wrong. yet they stand on solid ground in their mind that it is the right thing to do. denying 30 million americans health care is simply the wrong way to go. that's not what we want as a country. all this talk about how it is an unpopular policy. no, it's not. it's not. this is what the majority of americans want. we should also point out to congresswoman bachmann that lying is wrong. >> the american people lose control? what do they get? they get health care, health insurance, i shoul
this month. heritage foundation jim demint and a texas pastor and father of texas senator ted cruz will talk about efforts to cut off funding for the health care law. >> then they go out and lead in their communities, they go out and lead and get the message out and they are influential and we are looking for a vast network of these individuals across the country so we can provide an infrastructure of accountability. we call the people doing this sentinels. we believe they have been doing it all along. we want to sustain and equip them. we invite more people to be trained and do this kind of important work. i want to introduce a lady who has been doing this in pennsylvania. she is involved in her local tea party, her local republican club. when she first started she was relatively inactive but now she is taking meetings with her congressmen. she sin formed, and able to get the conservative message out. we're excite ford her to come out. please come up and give us our pledge. [applause] >> i pledge allegion to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands o
-- 2009 inserted i yield a minute and a half to the gentleman from texas mr. carter. >> he is recognized for 90 seconds. i thank you for bringing forward this bill. i would be willing to bet if you a poll in think household in america and said who do you or your e i.r.s. doctor, doctors with overwhelming ly overwhelmingly be trusted. he i.r.s. would be overwhelmingly distrusted. i don't understand when we laws in this congress restricting the access health care information and bring severe penalties on our care providers for releasing health care these hipaa and laws and they have been around for a while now i would say. we write a bill that turns this, the entire health system's administration over to the one agency that the american people hate american agency.r now, some of the democrats like it because they like to get other people's money and spends it but the rty i the i.r.s. is trusted ed, wasn't before the events that have been described here today. oday they are totally distrusted. in fact they are totally feared of what they can do to the lives of american citize citizens. this
? >> conflict resolution. >> stephanie: case casey in texas. >> caller: i need to get you off of speaker. >> stephanie: okay, thank you. >> caller: what i wanted to speak to was the fact that the fourth amendment applies to when you have an expectation of privacy and since the beginning of the internet, they've said that you have no expectation of privacy and also when cell phones first started, they said they're radio waves and you have no expectation of privacy there either. >> stephanie: that's what i've often said. i think a lot of this technology has outpaced where we used to be on these issues. >> stephanie: by the way, senator john mccain talking about russia and putin. >> mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia and mr. putin putting his thumb right in america's eye. >> stephanie: why don't we just putter our hand up by our eye? billy in texas, long time no talking point. hi, bill. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: hi, billie. >> caller: i wanted to call this morning. i've been listening. i used to adm
childhood education, georgia and texas where they are downsizing it isison system.whether employment or in voting. unfortunately, the party is not there yet, but i believe that as our country continues to evolve in a way and we get closer to that vision of the great public -- the vision that the great republican frederick douglass, he said our composite nationality that every country has a destiny and its destiny is based on its character and its character is defined as how it did at its best, not its worst, and our geography is unique. we are bordered by two oceans that connect us to every country on the planet , and two borders that connect us to nations a very different races.our destiny, based on our character, geography, is to be the most perfect example of human unanimity that we have every seen. that was yesterday's republican party. if it becomes tomorrow's republican party, that's great. if not, their party will fall apart. >> speaking of, all but two republican senators voted for passage of the 1964 civil rights bill, but no republicans were present yesterday at the march o
graphics. you can see heat advisories across parts of texas, louisiana and arkansas. heat index values that could reach 110 degrees. that's when you combine the actual temperatures and humidity out this. you can see the extended forecast in dallas, triple digits for the next couple of days. the only exception is sunday when you'll be topping out at 99 degrees. across the rest of the country, new york city warmer than yesterday at 85 degrees. cleveland staying in the 70's. this is the area where we could be talking about more lightning and seeing damaging winds and hrarblg hail from some of these -- and large hail from some of these storms. those areas highlighted in yellow. >>brian: five children got cake this morning. >>steve: for breakfast. >>brian: meanwhile, pwr impractical jokes to superhero stunts read fun this we can. we gave you information and news as well. >>steve: that's right. if you missed a little, don't worry, here's a look back at the week that was on "fox & friends." ♪ ♪ >> latest video craze. men dressed as superheroes hanging out on the back of cars. >>brian: imp
-americans incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites. let's hear from richard in huntsville, texas, a democrat. caller: thank you for taking my call. all i can say it is about time. this is about time. it has been 40-50 years that this should have been done. it is said that the only thing we as americans learn from history is that we refuse to learn anything from history. if you want to look at a perfect example of this, look at the prohibition. 21st at the 18th amendment/ amendment. prohibition made millionaires out of thugs. now we are making millionaires out of thugs with the so-called war against drugs. it is about time. said forcaller whatever reason they made marijuana illegal -- if you look at the history, it is all about racism. i am white. let me get that clear. host: john, pensacola, florida. a republican. caller: hello, good morning. watcher of c-span for many years. i'm 70 years old. i have tried many times to get through. i have had no luck until today. comments, ie my would like to state that somebody doesn't do his math correct. in an article you read about 1971, it alsoin state
district to put on a show, and that was steve stockman from texas. it had to be texas. >> stephanie: yeah. and of course, poor trayvon martin got dragged into this, how dare he say something about a dead unarmed teenager, and not defend the rodeo clown. i'm like what? the lacks a sense of humor, for not defending a menstrual show. >> not just a menstrual show, but who wants to see him trampled? >> stephanie: yeah. >> it's no difference than when we saw the gun shows selling the obama targets. >> stephanie: peggy noonan said the same thing. >> she is a rodeo clown too as far as i'm concerned. >> stephanie: there you go. [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: you gave us breaking news, twitter wins democratic nomination, you refer to cory booker, well-known tweeter. >> it is the first time that a social network has been elected to office. and hopefully it doesn't do a lot of rt, retweeting. but cory booker next senator from the great state of new jersey, and extremely low turnout, which was precisely what chris christie wanted. he didn't want to have to worry about the extra democrats turni
there involving the justice department. this is in the washington post and other papers, they're suing texas over a voter i.d. measure. justice is redoubling its efforts to challenge state voting law suing texas over its new voting i.d. measure. it's part of a growing show down over electoral rights. it's to counter a supreme court ruling that officials say threatens the voting rights of authorities. the administration will probably take legal actions in other states including north carolina where a governor signs a voter i.d. law this month. washington post there. syria is in the news. obama officials are weighing a response to the syria assault. this is the report of chemical weapon usage. there's a split on the use of force. the "washington journal" has a similar piece in the headline here says, the u.s. is weighing plans to punish assad. they say that u.s. officials who described the military options being revised at the pentagon stress that their purpose wouldn't be so much to topple the regime but to punish mr. assad. "washington journal" there. back to the college here. naoimi, good mornin
to texas because his home had been foreclosed on. and fast forward to sunday night, dimaggio's home burned to the ground and inside investigators found hannah's mother's body and what many believe is the body of her brother, ethan, waiting or dna results and hannah's mom burned from blunt trauma, possibly killed by a crowbar and the fire was possibly started by some kind of homemade bomb and why police think dimaggio may be traveling with other homemade bombs and his car could potentially be boob y trapped. and hannah's friends say she said he creeped her out and he wanted to date her if they were the same age and went to hollywood for her 16th birthday and apparently she went by herself with him and dimaggio is an avid outdoorsman and loves to camp and potentially they could be an isolated area which could flow into what's going on in idaho but we don't have enough details, trying to find out what's going on in valley county, idaho. as we get those details we will bring them to you. greg, back to you. >> will carlyle in los angeles, thank thanks. >> more concerns over the implementation o
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